ASLICO THE OLDEST EUROPEAN OPERA CONTEST

ASLICO THE OLDEST EUROPEAN OPERA CONTEST

LA BELLA ITALIA AND ITS LYRICAL PATRIMONIUM ASLICO THE OLDEST OPERA CONTEST OF EUROPE Italy is known as the cradle of Opera and Lyrical singing. No wonder that its famous for hosting so many important and known singing contests. The history of the Eurovision Song...
SAINT-SAENS RONDO CAPRICCIOSO

SAINT-SAENS RONDO CAPRICCIOSO

SAINT SAENS RONDO CAPRICCIOSO CORNERSTONE LESSON VIOLIN VIRTUOSO REPERTOIRE This composition is dedicated to the 18th-century violinist Pablo de Sarasate, and there's a very much audible Spanish influence in the flow of this romantic composition. It has an infallible...
BACH VIOLIN PARTITA NO. 1 IN B MINOR, BWV 1002, ALLEMANDE

BACH VIOLIN PARTITA NO. 1 IN B MINOR, BWV 1002, ALLEMANDE

BACH PARTITA NO. 1 IN B MINOR, BWV 1002, ALLEMANDE CORNERSTONE LESSON BACH SOLO VIOLIN REPERTOIRE In his Partitas, Bach treats the traditional dance form with great liberty, accentuating virtuosity, melodic inventions, rhythm and beautiful counterpoint elaborations....
Why Paganini Is Popular At Violin Competitions

Why Paganini Is Popular At Violin Competitions

Why Paganini Is Popular At Violin Competitions If you’re a musician, then more likely than not you’ve heard of Niccolò Paganini. For those wishing to know a little more about his history, here are a few facts referenced from his Wikipedia article, which you can find...
Why Online Music Lessons Are So Effective

Why Online Music Lessons Are So Effective

Why Online Music Lessons Are So Effective With the dawn of the internet, there is now a decades-old argument as to whether or not learning an instrument or piece of music online is better, or if musicians should simply stick with the old-fashioned in-person approach....
Modern versus Baroque Violin Bow

Modern versus Baroque Violin Bow

 Modern versus Baroque Violin Bow   Miriam Fried is a Master Teacher of the violin, and in our excerpt video (which you can find here), she explains that there are a few differences between the modern violin bow and the Baroque violin bow. Let’s explore the history...